It’s through support of the Presidents Council that enables iaedp to provide the appropriate training and competencies for professionals to function in all aspects of eating disorder treatment,” said Bonnie Harkin, Managing Director at iaedp.
Pekin, IL (PRWEB) November 04, 2016
The iaedp Foundation’s Presidents Council, which consists of the leading eating disorder treatments centers located throughout the U.S., are key sponsors of the 31st annual iaedp Symposium. As partners of iaedp, the Presidents Council demonstrates its dedication to the field of eating disorders through financial support of iaedp and the organization’s mission of serving the professional eating disorders community through education and certification.
Scheduled for March 22-26, 2017 in Las Vegas at the Green Valley Resort and Spa, the upcoming iaedp Symposium features keynote speakers, workshops and presentations, pre-certification courses and preconference trainings. Offered to national and international professionals alike, the iaedp Symposium is the only dedicated education event of its kind available to professionals for the treatment of eating disorders.
“The iaedp Foundation is committed to excellence in the ethical practice of those professionals who treat eating disorders,” said Bonnie Harken, Managing Director of the iaedp Foundation. “And it’s through support of the Presidents Council that enables iaedp to provide the appropriate training and competencies for professionals to function in all aspects of eating disorder treatment.”
The generosity of the 13 organizations which make up the Presidents Council allows the iaedp Foundation to develop ongoing educational opportunities specific to the treatment of eating disorders and uniquely provide these to field professionals. The iaedp Foundation’s Board of Directors also recognizes the Presidents Council’s commitment to research in order to produce the most up-to-date and innovative education techniques available in the medical community.
Member organizations of the iaedp Presidents Council include:
Center for Change
Eating Recovery Center
Laureate Eating Disorders Program
McCallum Place Eating Disorder Centers
Monte Nido & Affiliates
Pine Grove Women’s Center
Remuda Ranch at the Meadows
Rosewood Centers for Eating Disorders
The Renfrew Centers
“Through their support, the organizations which make up the Presidents Council are the reason we can provide the very latest in research and treatment techniques in the field,” said Harken. “Their partnership has become the backbone of the iaedp Foundation.”
About iaedp: Established in 1985, iaedp is recognized for its excellence in providing education and training standards to an international multidisciplinary group of healthcare treatment providers who treat the full spectrum of eating disorder problems, from anorexia to bulimia to binge eating and obesity. The organization offers a rigorous certification process for those who wish to receive specialized credentials in their work with people with eating disorders. For more information about iaedp, visit http://www.iaedp.com.